Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, and personal savings and investments are expected to play a role. Once you have estimated the amount of money you may need for retirement, a sound approach involves taking a close look at your potential retirement-income sources.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.